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hectored

adjective

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hectored

verb
past tense of hector

Synonyms & Antonyms of hectored (Entry 2 of 2)

to make timid or fearful by or as if by threats
  • the judge warned the attorney that hectoring the witness with aggressive questioning would not be allowed

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“Hectored.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hectored. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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